Mathieu Lehanneur is a French designer who is on the forefront of international design scene, that why he deserves a place on the Top interior designers making art decor interiors.
He is also one of the few in his generation to use his talents in a variety of areas, beyond furniture. Innovatively, he combines design, science, art and technology as poetic-communicative components to achieve maximum welfare for human beings. Air, water, sound and light are his favorite work materials.
Graduated from ENSCI-Les Ateliers |’École Nationale Supérieure de Création Industrielle, his project entitled “Theurapeutic Objetcs”, which explores the relationship of humankind and drugs, is part of the MoMa (New York / US) ‘s permanent collection, which also houses in its collection Andrea, Mathieu’s iconic piece, an indoor air purifier that absorbs, through the plant which is housed inside the unit, toxic particles released by plastic, wood, fabric or metal items in the places where we live. In 2008, Popular Magazine’s “Best Invention Award” was awarded to Andrea, which was created in partnership with David Edwards (Harvard University) and based on studies developed by NASA.
Lehanneur designs for brands such as Veuve Clicquot, Cartier, Poltrona Frau, JCDecaux, Nike, among others, with the same proficiency as he creates spectacular projects for Saint Hilaire Church (Melle, France), for the Diaconesses Hospital (Paris), for the new hotspot of the Parisian scene, Electric, for the Pullman Hotels (London and Paris), for the Centre Pompidou (Paris), for Audemars-Piguet (Hong Kong, Basel, Miami) and many more.
In his portfolio are, yet, pieces exclusively designed in limited series for the Carpenters Workshop Gallery (Paris and London) which represents his works.
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His works are also in the permanent collections of Centre Pompidou (Paris), SFMoMa (San Francisco / US), the foundation of contemporary art Frac Ile de France (Paris) and Design Museum (Gent, Belgium). In order to create his science-inspired humanistic projects, the designer considers human beings as complex structures which need more than chairs, but need air to breathe, sustainable food, good health, and love to live better.
He was recently selected for the top 100 interior designers by Coveted Magazine in cooperation with Boca do Lobo.
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